The objectives and impact of the European Enterprise Promotion Awards

The 2013 EEPAs were presented in Vilnius, Lithuania

The 2013 EEPAs were presented in Vilnius, Lithuania

Since 2006, the European Enterprise Promotion Awards have rewarded excellence in promoting entrepreneurship and small business throughout the European Union and in Competitive and Innovation Programme (CIP) countries. Participants are national, regional or local authorities or public-private partnerships.

Projects and job creation

Over 2,800 projects have entered since the awards were launched and in total they have supported the creation of well over 10,000 new companies.

Objectives

The objectives of the European Enterprise Promotion Awards are to:

  • Identify and recognise successful activities and initiatives that promote enterprise and entrepreneurship
  • Showcase and share examples of best entrepreneurship policies and practices
  • Create a greater awareness of the role that entrepreneurs play in European society
  • Encourage and inspire potential entrepreneurs

Find out more

For more information on the European Enterprise Promotion Awards, visit the EEPA website, follow the Awards on Twitter in EnglishFrenchSpanishItalian or German or visit the official Awards Facebook page.

Watch a video of last year’s winner, Think Small First

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